anxiety

Cool Little Kids

I facilitate the Cool Little Kids programme in the community I work in. Cool Little Kids is a spin-off programme from the evidence-based Cool Kids programme, written by the Centre for Social Emotional Health at Macquarie University (NSW Australia), and designed… Read More ›

Separation anxiety

Quite a few parents have asked me to write an article about separation anxiety… Between the ages of 6 months to 18 months, children will develop something called ‘separation anxiety’. They start to get clingy and fussy about where their… Read More ›

Connection Rituals

If your child is having trouble separating from you into childcare or school, or even to family and friends, sometimes it helps to have a ‘connection ritual’. My youngest boy taught me the importance of this. People say that we… Read More ›